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Foundation Recruitment

Foundation Recruitment

Operating from London and Manchester, Foundation Recruitment is a specialist, professional, international recruitment consultancy.Our expertise is real estate - we have a deep-rooted understanding for property as an asset class.
Business Overview

Our expertise is real estate. We have a deep rooted understanding for property as an asset class and an extensive history of delivering highly skilled investment management professionals, developers, analysts, financiers and consultants, to an enormous range of client businesses.


Alongside our investment focused work, we are recognised recruitment experts within the disciplines of operational management for high intensity, experiential environments. We have unrivalled experience of delivering multi-talented professionals responsible for creating world class environments for retail, leisure, business and airports. As a result, 85% of our business is with repeat clients.


We are a talented, committed and highly knowledgeable multi-cultural team. We communicate fluently in multiple languages; have successfully worked in over 20 countries and represent over 40 different candidate nationalities.


Our International Real Estate recruitment expertise sits at the very centre of our business. It is our detailed understanding for property as an asset class that connects all our specialist sectors, driven our growth and enabled our diversification.


With decades of Director level experience operating within the real estate sector, we truly understand the complexities and distinctions of real estate as an asset class. We know where it sits in a portfolio against other assets; we know the differences between its sub-sectors and the challenges faced in order to maximise returns and enhance value. We have expertise around how to manage it; how politics and economics effects its attractiveness and what clients must do to mitigate investment risk.


With all this knowledge about the sector at hand we expertly know how to identify the very best talent within it, across borders, languages and cultures.


Our longevity working with investors, developers, property funds, financiers and consultancies, across both direct and indirect investment, combined with our unswerving commitment to quality, has enabled us to create an extensive and highly regarded, loyal client list. We have an enviable history of repeat business, born from our consultative, passionate approach. Clients appoint us to deliver challenging mandates across Europe, safe in the knowledge they will receive authentic, current advice from our team of international experts, all of whom are committed to the sector and its uniqueness. 


We represent some truly exceptional real estate candidates, who come to us as they know we have the professionalism and expertise to ensure we match their aspirations, skills and cultural preferences with only the very best, most relevant roles. They also appreciate speaking to a Consultant in their native language, confident they are represented by a recruiter with access to a Europe wide range of opportunities. 


Typical roles we recruit for:

  • Fund Manager
  • Asset Manager
  • Investment Manager
  • Analysts
  • Structuring & Brokerage
  • Development Management
  • Leasing
  • Advisory
  • Corporate Real Estate

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